What symbols or objects represent the three witches and have meaning towards them in Macbeth? Something that they would have with them
It is interesting to note that there are three weird sisters. Although they are used to represent the supernatural in Macbeth, the number three has religious significance in several religions and even in the Wiccan culture.
Traditionally witches stir pots or cauldrons containing animal and human body parts. The witches do not disappoint. The expected impact adds to the dramatic tension in the play and contributes to the ultimate decision that the audience or reader must make - whether Macbeth is responsible for his own downfall or whether he is controlled by "forces" outside the realm. The very contents of the cauldron will be used as a "charm" to further their aims and
everyone shall share i'th'gains.
The witches create storms, hail, thunder, lightening, "fog and filthy air" and also sink ships, sail in a sieve, vanish without warning and generally create...
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